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Derbyshire, DE55 4LY
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Somercotes Parish Council
has been awarded
Quality Parish Council status

DARG Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group
by Parish Council on Saturday 4 March 2017

DARG Derbyshire Ancestral Research Group

Thanks to Margaret Brooksbank for this contribution

Contact for Margaret: Tel 01773 604916

The following is taken from an old programme:

Salem Methodist Church Somercotes  MAYTIME FAYRE in the schoolroom onSaturday May 1st 1948.  Opening Ceremony at 2.30pm by Her Grace The Duchesse of Devonshire.  Chairman Sir George Kenning JP Sheffield.

Supported on the platform by – Rev J L Crawford, Lady Kenning, Mr & Mrs RAC Palmer Morewood, Mrs M Watson JP, Mr & Mrs GA Beastall, Mr & Mrs CAM Oakes, Mr & Mrs A Shipman, Mr & Mrs Owen Taylor, Dr Colgan and other kind patrons.

The “Bazaar” is a further effort to raise funds to renovate our Church and to rebuild the organ.  Admission by Programme only.  All Day 1/-

Chairman’s Remarks – Sir George Kenning JP

Her Grace the Duchesse of Devonshire presented the children with gift purses and then declared the Fayre open.

List of stalls – Embroidery & Crochet- Young ladies Fellowship, Crockery – Sunday school, Pound & Miscellany – Youth Club, Confectionery - Mrs Beet, Buffet by the Ladies Bright Hour.

While at the Fayre don’t fail to pay a visit to Madame Zara who will reveal your future to you.

Concert 7.15pm The Stanley Lathwell Orchestrette and Guest Artistes


NELSON & HAYCOCK  Nottingham Rd Family Butchers for 50 years

G GODBER & SON  Somecotes Hill High Class Bakers

J HOWARTH  98 Somercotes Hill Newsagent & Tobacconist

BOBS  Premier Shop Cigarettes, Chocolates and Biscuits

E HILL  64 Somercotes Hill Gents Hairdresser

LAWRENCE WATERS  Ladies Hairdresser

EDGAR WHITE  57 Nottingham Rd The Jeweller

J LEONARD WALLER  97a Nottingham Rd Photographer

Miss E SLANEY  Nottingham Rd General Dealer

WH BAKEWELL  Leyland Nurseries, Wreaths , Bouquets etc

WL SANSOM 71 Leabrooks Rd Gifts of Distinction

TARLTON’S Nottingham Rd Boot Store

LEONARD MILES & SON Complete House Furnishers

Mrs I FROST 61 Nottingham Rd Fruit, Vegetables & Canned Goods

C COOPER Premier Buildings Electrical Appliances, Radios & Cycles

ALBERT MORRIS & SON  Nottingham Rd Newsagents & Cards

GIBSON’S RADIO  9 High St Ironmongery & Hardware

FS BERRISFORD LTD Nottingham Rd Chemist & Opticians

DAVID GIBSON LTD  Sleetmoor Lane High Class Maker of Gowns

Plus many more   

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